Feb 05, 2010

LDN electro-pop vets Hot Chip will release a new LP, One Life Stand, on February 9th through Astralwerks. Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon the band collaborated with The Roots for a beat-centric rendition of the full-length's monogamy-themed title track. We have the video. More

Feb 04, 2010

On her new video, St. Vincent gets loud in a quiet placeperforming "Laughing With a Mouth Full of Blood" to disapproving feminist bookstore owners, Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live) and Carrie Brownstein (formerly of Sleater-Kinney) who make up comedy duo, thunderAnt. We have the video. More

Feb 04, 2010

Additional news is slowly being released about this year's SXSW Conference (March 17-21). In addition to another long list of performers (including Under the Radar-friendly artists Broken Social Scene, She & Him, Midlake, Cymbals Eat Guitars, The Invisible, Here We Go Magic, jj, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and The Drums, among others), panels are slowly being revealed, each exploring a different element of the music biz. We have info on the panels and performers. More

Feb 04, 2010

On March 9, Liars (currently based in Los Angeles) will release a 2-CD version of their new album, Sisterworld. The track list for second disc has been announced and it includes remixes and re-imaginings by a host of notables, including Thom Yorke, Atlas Sound, Blonde Redhead, and Devendra Banhart. We have the track list and tour dates. More

Feb 04, 2010

Portland-based Quasi's new album, American Gong, is out February 23 on Kill Rock Stars and the band have a tour in the works. We have the dates and album info. More

Feb 04, 2010

Berlin-based dance-rockers The Whitest Boy Alive are taking their party-starting sounds to the U.S. for the first time. The mini-tour will include dates in San Francisco, New York, and Brooklyn in addition to a spot at the Coachella festival. We have the info. More

Feb 03, 2010

Final Fantasy no more, violinist/singer/string arranger Owen Pallett is taking his orchestral opus Heartland to the North American Heartland…and beyond. The tour includes normal club dates, as well as a stop at the Coachella Festival. We have the dates. More

Feb 03, 2010

Autopsy results reveal drug use as cause of death. More

Feb 03, 2010

Under the Radar Best of the Decade cover artist Devendra Banhart is hitting the road in March, performing material from his sixth release, What Will We Be. We have the dates. More